The Peircean Icon and the Study of Religion: A Brief Overview

@article{Yelle2016ThePI,
  title={The Peircean Icon and the Study of Religion: A Brief Overview},
  author={Robert A. Yelle},
  journal={Material Religion},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={241 - 243}
}
This essay addresses Charles Sanders Peirce’s concept of the icon: his reasons for choosing this term, its definition, and especially, its utility for religious studies. Particularly in the context of a study of material religion, the word “icon” conjures up different meanings, some drawn from natural language (an image, such as the Russian icon, see Luehrmann, in this issue), some from the history of religions (e.g. the iconoclastic controversy in eighthand ninth-century Byzantine Christianity… Expand
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